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FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

Highline Public Schools released new information about the new north wall for Highline High Schools remodel: What will the north wall of Highline High School (HHS) look like? The project team has a recommendation... [Read more]

Deadline to give feedback on Highline High School redesign is Wednesday, Nov. 1

Deadline to give feedback on Highline High School redesign is Wednesday, Nov. 1

Highline High Principal Vicki Fisher introduced the district’s ‘Ask the Architect’ community meeting Thursday night, Oct. 19. The Highline High School Pirates have a brand new ship on... [Read more]

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

The Highline Pirates have a brand new ship on order – and conceptual design plans were released to the public at the school at a community meeting on Thursday night, Oct. 19…

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in Burien, and went on to continue his Dad Ted’s work... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum Nominated For Sustainable Design, & You Can Vote!

Highline Heritage Museum Nominated For Sustainable Design, & You Can Vote!

Burien’s Highline Heritage Museum building, which is planned to be built at 819 SW 152nd Street, has been nominated for an AIA “What Makes It Green” award for sustainable design. According... [Read more]

Celebrate the last games in Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wed., Jan 31

Celebrate the last games in Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wed., Jan 31

All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These will... [Read more]

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is holding a meeting TONIGHT – Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the district Central Office (15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW) to discuss... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Changes are coming to the boundaries of Highline Public Schools in 2019, and their next public meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In fall 2019, Highline Public Schools will open two new schools... [Read more]

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus recommendation on Design Concept 1 for the new north... [Read more]

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16 community meeting at North Hill’s campus…

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a rerun of a story originally posted in in 2010: By Joanne Dyer You know random and creepy bits of trivia about buildings you’ve never been in. You’re dying to see George... [Read more]

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I am Rose Clark. In 2015 and 2016 I had... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Normandy Park Mayor upset about losing Highline High façade

LETTER: Former Normandy Park Mayor upset about losing Highline High façade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff. This Letter comes from the Correspondence... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: District says unstable front of Highline High School must be rebuilt

FOLLOWUP: District says unstable front of Highline High School must be rebuilt

It took the money from the voter approved recent bond election to give the Highline School District enough money to find out whether the front wall façade…

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High’s front façade cannot be saved

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High’s front façade cannot be saved

Highline Public Schools on Monday (Sept. 25) announced that – after a full evaluation – the technical team has concluded that the front façade/north wall of Highline High School is “not stable enough to be safely shored up…

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School taking steps on student safety, acceptance

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School taking steps on student safety, acceptance

Highline High School had their first day of school on Wednesday, Sept. 6, and at the end of the day Principal Vicki Fisher sent out an email to families with an update on the school’s attempts to... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and learn about three new Highline Public Schools

‘Ask the Architect’ and learn about three new Highline Public Schools

The public is invited to get a look at the latest design work for three new Highline Public Schools, as well as talk to the architects and project staff. Look at draft designs for Highline High School,... [Read more]

Highline Schools participating in National School Lunch & Breakfast Program

Highline Schools participating in National School Lunch & Breakfast Program

Highline Public Schools plays a vital role in children’s health by providing free and reduced price meals to students in need. The following U.S. Department of Agriculture Programs are offered: National... [Read more]

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Public Schools is looking for community members to help complete the district’s long-range facilities plan, monitor the progress of school construction, and assist with planning boundary adjustments. If... [Read more]

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

An architect from Integrus presents an update on design progress at a meeting of the design review committee for the new middle school at Glacier. Design review committee members provide feedback on early... [Read more]